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1/72 Brigantine Phoenix
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Posted: Monday, October 02, 2017 - 11:26 AM GMT+7
Paul,
This is absolutely freaking STUNNING work! Your HMS Victory was awesome, and this one is even prettier with all that lovely unpainted wood. I don't do wood ship models myself, but I'm following your build with interest and delight!
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Posted: Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 03:58 PM GMT+7
Beautiful wood staining. Heck, great job with everything!
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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:53 AM GMT+7
The colors look great on everything! They're all very natural looking. Those pumps look nice and detailed, too!
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Posted: Monday, August 28, 2017 - 01:46 AM GMT+7
why am I not seeing the photos?
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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 03:17 PM GMT+7
a model free of the burden of painting!

Delightful!
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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 01:27 PM GMT+7
Just beautiful!!
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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 12:33 PM GMT+7
Absolutely superb.
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Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 10:30 AM GMT+7
Thanks Jan!!
Here is another update of my wood ship model - Brigantine Phoenix. I've added a few more deck items and finished the bow area. I've used almost no paint on this - it's all Minwax natural, ebony, dark walnut and golden oak.











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Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 11:55 PM GMT+7
Looking sweet.
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Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 03:44 PM GMT+7
Hi Paul,

outstanding work, your work is truly art!!

Great detail and an awesome overall-impression of the hull, she looks amazing already!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Monday, August 21, 2017 - 10:12 AM GMT+7
Thanks for all of the very nice comments!! They mean a lot and really help to motivate me.
Here is another update - I've redone the deck color and added some deck furniture and the rudder hinges.











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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 01:58 PM GMT+7
Just catching up....WOW....awesome job Paul!! Planking looks superb! She's going to be a beauty!!
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Posted: Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 07:50 AM GMT+7
Hi Paul,

I missed a couple of your latest updates, amazing progress and just wonderful work!
Your craftsmanship is fantastic!!

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 05:15 PM GMT+7
Hi Paul!

looks really amazing! Great work!

I have to say your choice of kits/topics is truly impressive!
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Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 03:35 PM GMT+7
I like it. The variation in the wood looks more natural than a even color across the whole ship. She is going to be a sweet looking ship when you get her dressed out.
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Posted: Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 01:38 PM GMT+7
Thanks Ken - I appreciate your comment!! I've done a bit more – added trim pieces inside and outside and stained the deck (Minwax Golden Oak) and the rest of the hull (Minwax Natural). I'm not to happy with the deck as it a little splotchy due to the variation in the wood.







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Posted: Friday, August 11, 2017 - 01:36 AM GMT+7
Thats looking amazing.
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Posted: Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 03:32 PM GMT+7
The second set of hull planks have been installed, also the decking and internal hull sheeting. The wood here is untreated, I plan on staining the wood with MinWax stain, and I hope that I've gotten all of the wood glue removed (sanded off) or the stain will have another color. I can see in these pictures that there are areas that need attention. Any suggestions on glue removal? I've tried to be really careful, but evidently not careful enough.











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Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 09:32 AM GMT+7
F Paul,

This is glorious! I don't recall ever watching a blog of a wooden ship assembly.
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going together nicely


Encouraging. You might inspire my first real wooden ship. I've never completed one.
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Posted: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 09:23 AM GMT+7
Looking good Paul.

I have to agree with Jan: these early stages are very tempting, but I don't think I'm ready for the masts and rigging!

I am happy to live vicariously through your excellent builds!
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 08:14 AM GMT+7
Looking good with some skin on.

Cheers

Si
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Posted: Monday, July 17, 2017 - 07:41 AM GMT+7
I've finished the first layer of hull planking, then sanded with 60, 150 then 220 grit sandpaper. I feel that it went pretty well for my first hull planking effort, and I learned a few things along the way.






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Posted: Friday, July 14, 2017 - 07:38 AM GMT+7
Another work of art emerging here Paul!

I'm in and following and looking forward to your build!!

Whenever I see these first steps with the hull built up from wood, I'm really tempted - but I am not ready for the sails and the rigging (yet - and I am not sure if I ever will be - your HMS Victory left me in awe)

Cheers,
Jan
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 09:42 AM GMT+7
what Si said, Paul
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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 05:59 AM GMT+7
Nice work,

Starting to look the business with some planking on.

Cheers

Si